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Fire, that end in endless strife: P.4186-R

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Fire, that end in endless strife
Plate 5, For the Sexes: The Gates of Paradise


Printmaker: Blake, William (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown


Production date: after AD 1818



School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 117 mm Width 80 mm
Sheet Height 229 mm Width 142 mm

Techniques used in production

Line engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Fire
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: That end in endles Strife
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Verse
  • Text: 5
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Pub. by W Blake 17 May 1793
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: From W. of. White/ Dec 13. 1911
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4186-R
Primary reference Number: 118415
Bindman: 586
Bentley: 45
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 1 February 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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